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Why we need to stand up for Earth defenders this World Environment Day June 04, 2019   |  Source : Amnesty International  | Copyright : 2019 AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

June 5 marks World Environment Day. Created by the United Nations to raise awareness of issues from air pollution to global warming, the day has grown to become one of the biggest platforms for advocating for all-important environmental causes. While g...

China to host World Environment Day 2019 on air pollution June 04, 2019   |  Source : planeta.com

China will host the global World Environment Day celebrations on June 5, 2019 with a theme of air pollution. Approximately 7 million people worldwide die prematurely each year from air pollution, with about 4 million of these deaths occurring in Asia-P...

Illegal fishing, poor working conditions examined at regional meeting held in Seychelles by Salifa Karapetyan June 04, 2019   |  Source : SNA  | Copyright : Seychelles News Agency, 2019

Tackling illegal fishing and poor working conditions in the fisheries sector were the focus of a regional dialogue held in Seychelles in May. Representatives from 10 countries in or bordering the Indian Ocean took part in the ‘Mahé Regional Dialogue...

“We are walking on”, a World Environment Day song inspired by childhood memories of a Japanese town fighting pollution June 03, 2019   |  Source : UNEP  | Copyright : United Nations Environment Programme

Before moving to Los Angeles and initiating a successful career in music production with Shania Twain, Wyclef Jean, Shakira and many other artists, Sadaharu Yagi grew up in the Japanese town of Kitakyushu. In the 1960s, the city faced huge environmental p...

New nets make shrimp trawling more sustainable in Latin America and Caribbean by Michelle Carrere June 03, 2019   |  Source : Mongabay  | Copyright : 2019 Copyright Conservation news

Among the fisheries of Latin America and the Caribbean, shrimp has the highest export value after tuna. Trawling, the most popular and efficient way to harvest shrimp, has been a source of controversy due to its negative effect on marine biodiversity and ...

Small-scale women seaweed farmers in the Philippines ride the rough tides of climate change by Imelda Abano June 03, 2019   |  Source : Mongabay  | Copyright : 2019 Copyright Conservation news

Twenty years ago, people in the fishing village of Palawan in the municipality of Quezon, on the Philippine island of Palawan, would just walk to the shore, throw a net, and haul in an abundant catch of big fish for their own meals and to sell in the loca...

Int'l fishery expo opens in east China May 31, 2019   |  Source : Xinhua  | Copyright : Xinhua.net

An expo on seafood and fishery trade opened Thursday in Fuzhou, the capital of east China's Fujian Province. This year's China (Fuzhou) International Seafood & Fisheries Expo (FIFE) exhibits more than a thousand types of seafood products from 400 enter...

SEI’s Bernadette P. Resurrección wins distinguished award for work on gender and disasters May 29, 2019   |  Source : SEI Asia  | Copyright : Stockholm Environment Institute 2019

This week, SEI Senior Research Fellow Bernadette P. Resurrección received the prestigious Mary Fran Myers Gender and Disaster Award for 2019 for designing and leading regional projects on gender and climate change adaptation, as well as initiating povert...

Malaysia’s new illegal fishing task force in the spotlight by Prashanth Parameswaran May 28, 2019   |  Source : The Diplomat  | Copyright : 2019 The Diplomat. All Rights Reserved

Earlier this month, Malaysia’s newly-formed task force to combat illegal fishing conducted a pre-planned, high-profile operation that led to the detention of several vessels. The move spotlighted the new task force’s role as part of Malaysia’s ongoi...

Philippines President signs law on enterprise development for farmers, fishermen May 27, 2019   |  Source : ABS-CBN News

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a measure that aims to improve the lives of farmers and fishermen through enterprise development. Republic Act No. 11321 or the "Sagip Saka Act," signed on April 17, 2019, provides mechanisms fo...

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